User:Peterdownunder

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Here is my campsite with Priscilla, Queen of the Wiki, in the Sturt National Park "under the shade of a coolibah tree" (see Waltzing Matilda).
Priscilla, the wiki-ru, at Greta, Victoria while getting photos for Ned Kelly
Priscilla at Forbes Cemetery on the Ben Hall trip

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I am an administrator, oversighter and checkuser on the Simple English Wikipedia. If you need help with oversight, please email me directly, do not leave a message here.

I enjoy writing with the challenge of using Simple English. I worked with students with learning disabilities for more than 30 years. I have a special interest in adding Australian pages to the Wikipedia. If you would like to help with an Australian page check the list here for needed articles. I am always happy to help new editors with any questions - anytime.

Today is Friday, August 1, 2014, and the current time is 07:52 (UTC/GMT). There are currently 114,979 articles.
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Things I use a lot[change | change source]

  • Book Citation <ref>{{cite book | last = | first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | title = | publisher = | date = | location = | pages = | url = | doi = | id = | isbn = }}</ref>
  • Encyclopaedia Citation: ref>{{cite encyclopedia | title = | encyclopedia = | volume = | pages = | publisher = | date = | id = | accessdate = }}</ref>
  • Video citation: {{cite video |people= |year= |date= |title= |url= |format= |medium= |publisher= |location= |accessdate=1 August 2014 |time= |quote= }}
  • Reference needed {{fact}}
  • Births and Deaths Template: {{BD|Year Birth|Year Death|Last, First}}
  • Categories: Did it! make the category, and then give it a category
  • Aussie barnstar: {{subst:The Australian Barnstar of National Merit|message}}
  • Wiktionary Link: [[wikt:word|word]]
  • Converter: {{convert|0|km|mi|0|lk=on|abbr=on}} {{convert|0|acre|ha|0|lk=on|abbr=on}}
  • Main article link: {{Main|article name}}
  • Wiktionary candidate: {{dicdef}}
  • Talkback message: {{Talkback|Peterdownunder}}
  • Find sources: {{Find sources|Article name}}
  • The Dab Solver
  • Link Checker
  • Reflinks
  • {{Subscription required|via=[[HighBeam Research]]}} Goes before access date
  • {{Subscription required|via=[[Questia]]}} goes before access date

Admin stuff[change | change source]

  • Vandal warning code: {{subst:Test}} {{subst:Vandalism|pagename}} {{subst:uw-vandalism1}}
  • Self revert: {{subst:uw-selfrevert}}
  • Block message: {{subst:uw-block1}} {{subst:block|reason|time}}
  • School IP template:{{subst:schoolIP|NAME OF SCHOOL OR OTHER INSTITUTION (optional)|host=NAME OF HOST IN THE FORMAT "proxy.example.edu"(reverse DNS lookup optional)}}
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  • Welcome message in table: {{subst:welcomeg}} {{subst:welcome}} {{subst:Anon}}
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Useful Australian stuff[change | change source]

Readability[change | change source]

Fog Score Examples from Juicy Studio
6 TV guides, The Bible, Mark Twain
8 Reader's Digest
8-10 Popular fiction
10 Time, Newsweek
11 Wall Street Journal
14 The Times, Guardian
15-20 Academic papers
Over 20 Only the government can get away with this, because you can't ignore them.
Over 30 The government is covering something up

My pages[change | change source]

Wanted Australian pages[change | change source]

Links to useful tools[change | change source]

Statistics[change | change source]

Admin statistics
Action Count
Edits 27338
Edits+Deleted 27857
Users created 1
Pages deleted 3302
Pages restored 11
Users blocked 303
Pages protected 23
Pages unprotected 0
Rights modified 44